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China throws away a chance to lead
In this piece for the Wall Street Journal, Rory Medcalf argues that China has allowed its territorial dispute in the South China Sea to distort its diplomatic response to Typhoon…
History of shared sacrifice unites India, Australia
In this article for The Australian, Rory Medcalf argues that Australia must look to its growing and influential Indian diaspora communities in order to build the…
Lowy Lecture Series: 'Indo-Pacific balancing act - In search of a middle power coalition' by Dr C. Raja Mohan
On 9 October 2013, leading Indian strategic thinker and Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow Dr C Raja Mohan delivered a public lecture on the prospects of developing a middle…
India's subtle China strategy
In this article for The National Interest, Danielle Rajendram argues that India deserves more credit for the way it has managed its relations with China in the face of…
The Indo-Pacific: What's in a name?
In this essay in The American Interest, the Lowy Institute’s Rory Medcalf explains the rise of an Indo-Pacific conception of Asia. He argues that this emerging maritime…
Pivot to Asia has not fallen off its axis
In this piece for the Australian, Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow Alan Dupont examines President Obama's absence from APEC and the East Asia Summit in the context of…
Australia, Asia and the West
In this article for Aspenia Online, Rory Medcalf examines the foreign policy challenges facing the Abbott government, arguing that it must focus on charting a secure course…
New Cabinet takes on welcome western bias
In this opinion piece for The West Australian, Rory Medcalf argues that key ministers in the new Abbott Cabinet will put Western Australia at the centre of Australia's global…
The promise of U.S.-India ties
In this article for The National Interest, Rory Medcalf explores the potential for deepening U.S.-India relations ahead of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to…